Thanksgiving Movies To Watch This Weekend

November 25, 2015 by | Beyond Dodge

It’s that time of year again when everyone is getting ready for the holiday season and gearing up to go home for the holidays. But wait! We still have to get through Thanksgiving first! It’s time to stuff our faces full of turkey, cranberry sauce, potatoes, and much, much more. After you’re done having your

Alumni Spotlight – Hunter Johnson

November 23, 2015 by | Alumni

Every so often, we’ll be spotlighting alumni and what they are up to these days. These Q&A sessions will give you a bit of insight into where the world has taken them since graduation. This week, the spotlight is on Hunter Johnson (BFA/Film Production ’07). DODGE: Share your career path with us – how did

How I Made A Midnight Movie

November 20, 2015 by Ramone Menon | Beyond Dodge

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ramone Menon (BFA/Film Production ’09) loves horror movies. Not just any kind of horror movie, but midnight movies. And just what is a midnight movie? Well, allow Menon to take you down the long, dark road he traveled in order to make his film The Black Tape. Though it took three years for

Students Explore Themes of Injustice and Corruption in Korean Cinema

November 18, 2015 by Brian Hamiliton | Programs

South Korea is one of the few countries whose domestic box office is larger than that of the United States. After decades of hardship under Japanese colonization, authoritative military governments, censorship, and strict regulation, South Korean cinema is booming. This, combined with its success in the international film festival circuit, has led Asian film scholar

Swipe Right For Your Next Presidential Candidate

November 16, 2015 by | Alumni

Tinder breaks dating down into its simplest form: you get a brief snapshot of a person, what they like, what they don’t, how they look, where they are located, and make a quick decision as to whether to swipe left (thanks, but not for me) or swipe right (hey, maybe something can come out of

Chapman Students Win Big at the 2015 DGA Student Film Awards

November 12, 2015 by Dodge College Staff | Press Releases

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts continues its impressive awards season run with four major wins at the 2015 DGA Student Film Awards. The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced the winners of the 2015 DGA Student Film Awards for African American, Asian American, Latino and Women filmmakers where four Chapman University

Xsens Impressed With Dodge’s Commitment To Latest Tech

November 6, 2015 by | Academics

For those in the Digital Arts program using motion capture, Xsens has been a huge help. Their state-of-the-art motion capture technology has helped some of our students do amazing things in their films and projects. Though we received a version of their MVN technology last year, we recently upgraded to the newest generation. Xsens visited

Seven Things You Can Do With The Oakie Awards Prize Money

November 4, 2015 by Marissa Maynor | Academics

Calling all comedy lovers! There are four $2,500 awards up to grabs, thanks to the Jack Oakie and Victoria Horne Oakie Charitable Foundation. We want you to apply before it is too late! What can you use that money for? We have ideas for you…. 1. A Zombie Apocalypse Does your script center on a